What is the opposite of point?

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Noun
Opposite of a very small dot or mark
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Opposite of an extreme limit beyond which something specified will happen
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Opposite of a narrow piece of land jutting out into the sea
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Opposite of the basis or essence of something
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Opposite of the central aspect of something an argument or consideration
“As a sidenote, I want to mention that this is no contradiction to McLuhan's famous statement.”
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Opposite of the quality of being clear, logical, and convincing
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Opposite of the meaning of something
“We scream at how senseless the violence seems, and the meaninglessness of the tragedy.”
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Opposite of a distinctive or characteristic feature
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Opposite of a place where someone or something is located or has been put
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Opposite of an aim or end result that one hopes to achieve
“Often, the pointlessness of his rhetoric comes to the fore.”
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Opposite of intention or purpose
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Opposite of the object or goal of something
“Warnings on cigarette packets serve as a deterrent to would-be smokers.”
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(mass noun) Opposite of a goal or set of goals planned ahead of time
“Igor had a sudden compulsion to go bungee jumping.”
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Opposite of an attribute of a thing or person
“Entrepreneurs were seen as chancers, but the stigma of setting up a business and risking failure has lessened.”
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Opposite of a place, especially in a town or city and having a particular character or use
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Opposite of a goal or purpose
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Opposite of a (clear) purpose or reason for an endeavor
“There was a noticeable level of confusion in the theme of the event.”
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Opposite of the principal aspect or dimension of something
“This distinction remains on the surface of the problem and does not contribute much to an understanding of the differences in the social development of feebleminded individuals.”
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Opposite of a quality or feature regarded as a characteristic or inherent part of someone or something
“A disturbing nonfeature of many schools in this country is toilets.”
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Opposite of a sharp projection near the end of an arrow, fish hook, or similar object, which is angled away from the main point so as to make extraction difficult
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Opposite of a small individual part of something larger
“His sentence isn't necessarily a precedent for the generality of other cases of corruption.”
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Opposite of a particular point in events or time
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Opposite of a fine or subtle detail or distinction
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Opposite of a matter or concern or a topic of discussion
“In normal circumstances, perhaps I would agree that it should be a non-issue.”
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Opposite of a reasonable or comprehensible rationale
“It is complete nonsense to ask God for something, to offer Him an exchange, or even to threaten Him.”
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Opposite of a person or thing that is being discussed, described, or dealt with
“Tom is neither the subject nor the protagonist of the story but merely an auxiliary that serves to illustrate Nick's relationship problems.”
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Opposite of the state or condition of being useful
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Opposite of a cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event
“The saving of animals in distress was the consequence of her activism.”
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Opposite of a distinguishing quality or attribute
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Opposite of a particular aspect or feature of something
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Opposite of the principal aspect or dimension of something
“We have concentrated only on the periphery of the problem, and perhaps even tried to eliminate some of the symptoms, but the interference problem is still there.”
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Opposite of the place where an incident in real life or fiction occurs or occurred
“I considered traveling again, but I was worried that it was literally a road to nowhere.”
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Opposite of a small round or roundish mark, differing in color or texture from the surface around it
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Opposite of the principal purpose or theme of a course of action or line of reasoning
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Opposite of a large irregular patch or unsightly mark on the skin or another surface
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Opposite of an opinion, belief, or way of looking at things
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Opposite of a characteristic that is distinctive of a particular person, thing or place
“Still, for all our differences, country folk and city slickers possess one commonality.”
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Opposite of the place, area or space occupied by, or intended for, an event, activity or purpose
“The country is in the middle of a civil war, and many people who have come from there have made their homes here.”
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Opposite of a projecting part on a tool or instrument, especially one of a series
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Opposite of a point in time immediately before something (significant) happens
“Pundits say that they are still a distance away from agreeing on the proposal.”
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Opposite of harshness or sharpness in tone, nature or character
“Jason's native cunning is supplemented by a growing mildness in his personality more like his father and mother when they were younger.”
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Opposite of the material dealt with in a speech, performance or work
“By way of digression and as an aside, here's a little anecdote from education.”
Verb
(point to) Opposite of to show as probable, or to call attention to
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Opposite of to direct or face in a specific direction
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Opposite of to direct the attention of someone to
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Opposite of to point in a direction
“His dexterity as an archer is well known, but the sight of his boy before him might unnerve his arm, and misdirect his aim.”
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Opposite of to make contact or communication with
Disregard any entries you deem to be irrelevant or inappropriate.”
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Opposite of bear down on
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Opposite of to sharpen (a blade)
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Opposite of to direct one's attention or focus on a particular object or activity
“Go out and get yourself indulged in activities that can divert your energy away from obsessive thoughts.”
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Opposite of to guide the movement or course of
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